NVIDIA GRID Technology to Power Playcast Cloud-Gaming Solution at France's
Customers of Bouygues Telecom's Bbox Sensation Can Enjoy Instant Game
SANTA CLARA, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/28/13 -- NVIDIA today
announced that NVIDIA GRID(TM) technology is powering the Playcast
cloud gaming service being offered to customers of French fixed and
mobile operator Bouygues Telecom.
The service is available on TVs for users of Bouygues Telecom's Bbox
Sensation set-top box for instant gaming on more than 50 titles.
"NVIDIA and Playcast have delivered a scalable, high-performance
cloud-gaming system for our broadband customers," said Franck
Abihssira, head of Fixed Services and Content Division, Bouygues
Telecom. "Bouygues Telecom is offering innovative gaming services
that enable a great experience available to our 1.5 million
High-performance servers based on NVIDIA GRID cloud gaming technology
handle all of the processing of the cloud-gaming service. Playcast
software is used to stream content from Bouygues Telecom's data
"The Bbox cloud gaming service puts Bouygues Telecom on the
cutting-edge of gaming technology," said Phil Eisler, general manager
of cloud gaming at NVIDIA. "Game streaming is the easiest way to
enjoy video games on any device and the future of how video games
will be played."
"Bbox games has been serving hundreds of thousands of streaming hours
since launch last year," said Guy de Beer, CEO at Playcast. "The
system expansion with NVIDIA GRID hardware will allow us to be ready
for the peak usage during the holidays season and continued growth
More information about NVIDIA GRID cloud gaming is available at
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Playcast Media provides a cloud-based delivery of
console quality AAA video games to users of cable, IPTV and connected
devices. For more than three years, the company has been serving
millions of gaming hours to users in Europe and Asia. Playcast
service includes content from publishers such as Ubisoft, 2K, Atari,
Capcom, Codemasters, Disney, Sega, THQ, Warner Bros and more. For
more information, visit www.playcast-media.com.
A propos de Bouygues Telecom
Operateur global de communications
electroniques (Mobile, Fixe, TV, Internet et Cloud), Bouygues Telecom
se demarque par ses innovations, au service de ses 11,3 millions de
clients Mobile et 1,9 million de clients Haut Debit Fixe, dont plus
de 1,5 million de clients professionnels. En juillet 2011, Bouygues
Telecom a invente B&YOU, premiere offre Sim-Only Web-Only qui a
conquis plus d'1,6 million de clients. En juin 2012, Bouygues Telecom
a lance Bbox Sensation, qui integre les meilleures technologies au
service de la vie numerique du foyer.
Son reseau Mobile couvre 99% de la population en 2G, 96% en 3G+
(jusqu'a 7,2 Mbit/s) et 60% en H+ (jusqu'a 42 Mbit/s). Bouygues
Telecom dispose egalement d'un reseau national 4G, avec 63% de la
population couverte, c'est-a-dire 40 millions de Francais pouvant
beneficier du tres haut debit mobile dans plus de 2 000 villes 4G.
Chaque jour, plus de 9 200 collaborateurs imaginent des solutions
adaptees pour nos clients. Nos 2 000 conseillers de clientele dans
nos 6 centres d'appels en France et nos 2 500 conseillers de vente
dans nos 650 magasins les accompagnent au quotidien.
Since 1993, NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) has pioneered the art
and science of visual computing. The company's technologies are
transforming a world of displays into a world of interactive
discovery -- for everyone from gamers to scientists, and consumers to
enterprise customers. More information at
http://nvidianews.nvidia.com and http://blogs.nvidia.com.
Certain statements in this press release including, but not limited
to, statements as to: the benefits and performance of NVIDIA GRID
technology and its impact on cloud gaming are forward-looking
statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties that could
cause results to be materially different than expectations. Important
factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include:
global economic conditions; our reliance on third parties to
manufacture, assemble, package and test our products; the impact of
technological development and competition; development of new
products and technologies or enhancements to our existing product and
technologies; market acceptance of our products or our partners'
products; design, manufacturing or software defects; changes in
consumer preferences or demands; changes in industry standards and
interfaces; unexpected loss of performance of our products or
technologies when integrated into systems; as well as other factors
detailed from time to time in the reports NVIDIA files with the
Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, including its Form 10-K
for the fiscal period ended January 27, 2013. Copies of reports filed
with the SEC are posted on the company's website and are available
from NVIDIA without charge. These forward-looking statements are not
guarantees of future performance and speak only as of the date
hereof, and, except as required by law, NVIDIA disclaims any
obligation to update these forward-looking statements to reflect
future events or circumstances.
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